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‘I will never give up’ – Woman (35) developed this remarkable way to communicate with her family after she lost her sight and hearing

Positive outlook: Petra Madill with her friend and carer Allison Farrington. Photo: Colin O’Riordan Positive outlook: Petra Madill with her friend and carer Allison Farrington. Photo: Colin O’Riordan ‘I will never give up’ – Woman (35) developed this remarkable way to communicate with her family after she lost her sight and hearing Independent.ie A woman… Read More »

New Zealand’s Health Ministry encourages GPs to give patients access to medical notes

In New Zealand, fourteen percent of GP practices with a patient portal are offering patients online access to their medical notes. Latest figures from the Ministry of Health show that 610 practices out of 970 across the country offer a patient portal. Of those, 86 practices offer Open Notes, up from just 50 in the… Read More »

Chinese scientists give monkeys human brain genes in ‘morally risky’ experiment

Their brains may not be bigger than normal, but monkeys created with human brain genes are exhibiting cognitive changes that suggest they might be smarter — and the experiments have ethicists shuddering. In the wake of the genetically modified human babies scandal, Chinese scientists are drawing fresh condemnation from philosophers and ethicists, this time over… Read More »